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Volunteers at the SCHHS

Becoming a SCHHS volunteer

There are more than 350 active volunteers across Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service (SCHHS). Our volunteers are valued members of our team providing support and comfort to patients, visitors and staff.

The program has been created to be complementary to the care provided by the SCHHS staff and to foster and promote a supportive environment where the volunteers can engage, learn and build confidence. The volunteers are identified by either blue vests or and/or identification badges and support our organisation in many ways. You will see them when entering one of our facilities providing patients and their families with a familiar face, dedicated help and support during their health journey.


The responsibility for the registration of volunteers is via Volunteering Sunshine Coast and Volunteering Gympie and not directly with the SCHHS.

All current available positions within the SCHHS volunteer program are full, however if you are interested in registering for volunteering opportunities on the Sunshine Coast, please follow these steps:

  1. Contact Volunteering Sunshine Coast, or call 07 5443 8256 and register for updates on volunteering.
  2. Ensure you have a current blue card, or initiate the process through Volunteering Sunshine Coast.

Becoming a Wishlist volunteer

Wishlist is our not-for-profit organisation dedicated to fundraising for the needs of the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service. All money raised stays on the Sunshine Coast for the benefit of local families.

Volunteers are the backbone of the Wishlist team and assist them in achieving their outstanding results for their local community.

If you would like to make new friends and have fun while doing something you can feel good about, click here.

We thank you for considering volunteering.

Last updated: 18 October 2017